Monday, March 18, 2019

Memphis Tigers' NIT History

Posted By on Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:17 AM

1957 — Beat Utah, Manhattan, and St. Bonaventure to advance to the championship game at Madison Square Garden, where the 16th-ranked Tigers fell against 19th-ranked Bradley, 84-83.
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1960 — Lost to Providence

1961 — Lost to Holy Cross

1963 — Beat Fordham and lost to Canisius

1967 — Lost to Providence

1972 — Lost to Oral Roberts

1974 — Beat Seton Hall and lost to Utah

1975 — Lost to Oral Roberts

1977 — Lost to Alabama

1990 — Lost to Tennessee (in Memphis)

1991 — Beat UAB and lost to Arkansas State

1997 — Lost to UNLV (Larry Finch's final game as head coach)

1998 — Beat Ball State and lost to Fresno State

2001 — Beat Utah, UTEP, and New Mexico to advance to semifinals at Madison Square Garden. Lost to Tulsa (and beat Detroit in 3rd-place game).

2002 — Beat UNC-Greensboro, BYU, and Tennessee Tech to advance to semifinals at Madison Square Garden. Beat Temple and South Carolina to win championship.

2005 — Beat Northeastern, Virginia Tech, and Vanderbilt to advance to semifinals at Madison Square Garden. Lost to St. Joseph's.

2010 — Beat St. John's and lost to Ole Miss (in Oxford).

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